Jerry Corkery, Ballydaly Upper

The death has occurred of Jeremiah (Jerry) Corkery, Ballydaly Upper, Millstreet, Cork. Peacefully, on Tuesday, August 2nd 2022. Beloved husband of Mary (nee Linehan), and loving father of Joan, Marie, Annette, Eileen, Claire, Thomas and John. Predeceased by his sisters Peggy Herlihy, Bridget Hickey and brother Michael Corkery, he is survived by his devoted wife and children, sons-in-law Mike, Derek, Brian and Pierre, and daughter-in-law, Bríd. Loving grandfather to his 20 grandchildren. Sadly missed by his sister, Maureen Duggan, brothers-in-law Noel C. Duggan, Dan-Joe Linehan (Plymouth), Patie and Frank Linehan, sister-in-law Nellie Schmidt (New Jersey), nephews, nieces, relatives, neighbours, carers and friends. May Jerry Rest In Peace. [rip]

Reposing in Tarrant’s Funeral Home, Millstreet (P51 XF86), on Friday, 5th August, from 6pm to 8pm followed by removal to St. Patrick’s Church, Millstreet. Requiem mass on Saturday at 11am. Burial afterwards in St. Mary’s Cemetery.

House private please. Mass can be viewed on churchservices.tv/millstreet. Messages of sympathy can be left on the RIP Condolence page.

Kathleen O’Sullivan, Ballydaly – First Anniversary & Acknowledgement

On the First Anniversary of our mother’s passing, we her family wish to express our sincere gratitude and appreciation to all those who sympathised and supported us on our sad loss.

During her 10 year illness, Mammy was helped by so many great people . A special thanks to all the Public Health Nurses, especially  Elaine Reardon, Áine O’Riordan and Chris O’ Donoghue, Occupational Therapist, Doctors from Tullig Medical Center and the wonderful home helps, Eileen Coakley, Eileen Murphy, Margaret Cronin, Bebe White, and our neighbour Sheila McSweeney which gave us the opportunity to keep Mammy at home as long as was possible.

Her final years were spent in Millstreet Community Hospital in great comfort thanks to the tremendous care and respect she received from Margaret Collins and her staff.

Our thanks to those who sent Mass and Sympathy cards, floral tributes and those who wrote messages of condolence on R.I.P.ie .

We would like to express our appreciation for the support and kindness of our neighbours, friends and relatives and all who lined the roadside, those who came and waited outside the funeral home and the Church and everyone who joined the funeral Mass online.

We would like to acknowledge the great work carried out by Davy Tarrant and his staff. They always ensure that everything goes smoothly for a grieving family during what is a very stressful and and sad time and for this we are truly thankful.

We would like to give a special mention to Fr. Jack Fitzgerald.  Fr.  Jack called to Gortavehy for many years and that meant a lot to all the family.  We would like to thank him especially for doing such a beautiful Mass.   It gave us great consolation to have her honoured in such a lovely way.  We would also like to thank Sharon and Julie, Jerry Doody and all who contributed to making the Mass so special.

As it is impossible to thank everyone individually please accept this as a token of our sincere gratitude.

Anniversary Mass will be held on Sunday 23rd January at 11.30am in St. Patrick’s Church Millstreet.

Wonderful Gobnait Twomey is 100 Years Young Today!

Thursday, 20th January 2022 marked the truly magnificent occasion of the 100th Birthday of the very wonderful and hugely popular Gobnait Twomey of Murphy’s Terrace, Millstreet.   It was indeed a great honour to be present during the afternoon at the very welcoming home of Gobnait when Canon John Fitzgerald, P.P. arrived to officially present the President’s Letter and Cheque and when many great neighbours and friends called to extend sincere congratulations on such an historic occasion.   Here we share some 21 images from our visit.  Tap on the pictures to enlarge.   Heartfelt congratulations to such a True Lady and Friend of All – the wonderful Gobnait Twomey whose amazing spirit and attitude to life is truly inspirational.  (S.R.)

On the occasion of Gobnait’s 100th Birthday celebrated in her very welcoming home at Murphy’s Terrace, Millstreet – Canon John Fitzgerald, P.P. presented the President’s cheque of €2,540.00 and read President Michael D. Higgins’s uplifting letter which had been written to Gobnait.
Gobnait with her four superbly caring daughters.
Extended Family celebrate Gobnait’s historic Birthday.
Four generations present for Gobnait’s very special day.
A royal welcome for neighbours Paddy and Helen Sheahan.
Jerry O’Mahony brings the beautiful Birthday Cake.
Great Friends Gobnait and Mary O’Connor celebrate the historic occasion.
Gobnait truly enjoyed Nora’s excellent singing of the very apt Centenary Song “The Galtee Mountain Boy”.

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